Skip to comments.DISGRACED JUDGE'S MISTRESS DEENA CASTLEMAN HEADED TO PRISON
Posted on 12/16/2011 1:58:33 AM PST by Apogee
One judge lied for her, had sex with her and shared painkillers with her. Another sent her to prison Wednesday.
Knox County Criminal Court Judge Mary Beth Leibowitz ordered Deena Castleman, 37, to serve six years for a slew of convictions, including aggravated burglary, theft, DUI and possession of prescription painkillers.
Castleman racked up all those charges while engaged in a relationship with former Criminal Court Judge Richard Baumgartner that included sex and both pill-procuring for him and pill-using with him, according to portions of a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probe made public earlier this month.
At least one of those convictions the possession count was directly linked to Baumgartner in the TBI file... At Wednesday's hearing, neither defense attorney Patrick Phillips nor Assistant District Attorney General Jeff Blevins mentioned Baumgartner..Baumgartner escaped jail time when he pleaded guilty earlier this month to official misconduct and was granted judicial diversion, which spared his pension.
According to the TBI file, Castleman went to Baumgartner in 2009 for help in getting a job. Instead, he gave her cash to buy pills, the beginning of a relationship that would blossom into an affair, the file stated...
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Of course that's par for the course in some places. In the county next door this judge has an alcohol issue, but he stays on the bench: http://greenevillesun.com/story/257878
"pain?, what pain?"
Was the judge blind?
...for some old tugs,any port in a storm.
GUILTY GUILTY GUILTY
Couldn't be any guiltier. Even Helen ain't any more guilty. . .
The Judge should get at least 20 years for having an affair with such an ugly woman. . . . .
Have seen what the judge looks like....she must have been on drugs. and he gets off Scot free.
Been out of the office, so to speak.
Yes, I have seen some pug ugly things in the Tennessee good old boy system of “justice” - if meting out some old fashioned justice would do any good, I’d be all over that bandwagon. Wouldn’t do anything but give me a black eye, though, and replace known charlatans with the unknown.
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